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Ben Pace(Ben)

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I’m an ad­min of this site; I work full-time on try­ing to help peo­ple on LessWrong re­fine the art of hu­man ra­tio­nal­ity.

Longer bio: www.less­wrong.com/​posts/​aG74jJk­iPc­c­qdkK3c/​the-less­wrong-team-page-un­der-con­struc­tion#Ben_Pace___Benito

[Question] Coron­avirus: Jus­tified Prac­ti­cal Ad­vice Thread

28 Feb 2020 6:43 UTC
234 points
335 comments1 min readLW link

The Costly Co­or­di­na­tion Mechanism of Com­mon Knowledge

Ben Pace
15 Mar 2018 20:20 UTC
217 points
30 comments20 min readLW link4 nominations2 reviews

De­bate on In­stru­men­tal Con­ver­gence be­tween LeCun, Rus­sell, Ben­gio, Zador, and More

Ben Pace
4 Oct 2019 4:08 UTC
186 points
49 comments15 min readLW link

A Sketch of Good Communication

Ben Pace
31 Mar 2018 22:48 UTC
171 points
34 comments3 min readLW link3 nominations1 review

A model I use when mak­ing plans to re­duce AI x-risk

Ben Pace
19 Jan 2018 0:21 UTC
142 points
41 comments6 min readLW link

Honor­ing Petrov Day on LessWrong, in 2019

Ben Pace
26 Sep 2019 9:10 UTC
138 points
168 comments4 min readLW link

2018 Re­view: Vot­ing Re­sults!

Ben Pace
24 Jan 2020 2:00 UTC
132 points
59 comments6 min readLW link

Ex­tended Quote on the In­sti­tu­tion of Academia

Ben Pace
1 Mar 2018 2:58 UTC
131 points
23 comments9 min readLW link1 nomination

A Key Power of the Pres­i­dent is to Co­or­di­nate the Ex­e­cu­tion of Ex­ist­ing Con­crete Plans

Ben Pace
16 Jul 2019 5:06 UTC
122 points
13 comments10 min readLW link

Don­tDoxS­cot­tAlexan­der.com—A Petition

25 Jun 2020 5:44 UTC
118 points
32 comments1 min readLW link
(DontDoxScottAlexander.com)

Hold On To The Curiosity

Ben Pace
23 Apr 2018 7:32 UTC
101 points
14 comments3 min readLW link

[Question] How did academia en­sure pa­pers were cor­rect in the early 20th Cen­tury?

Ben Pace
29 Dec 2018 23:37 UTC
94 points
16 comments2 min readLW link3 nominations1 review

Ra­tion­al­ity Ex­er­cises Prize of Septem­ber 2019 ($1,000)

Ben Pace
11 Sep 2019 0:19 UTC
93 points
18 comments5 min readLW link

Fol­low-Up to Petrov Day, 2019

Ben Pace
27 Sep 2019 23:47 UTC
84 points
21 comments3 min readLW link

The Hacker Learns to Trust

Ben Pace
22 Jun 2019 0:27 UTC
82 points
18 comments8 min readLW link
(medium.com)